Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory
An excerpt from Prof. Omer Bartov's lecture "Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory" presented at Yad Vashem during the symposium marking 70 years since the Wansee Conference: "The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance"
The Holocaust in the Context of Genocide
An excerpt from Prof. Yehuda Bauer's lecture "The Holocaust in the Context of Genocide" presented at Yad Vashem during the symposium marking 70 years since the Wansee Conference: "The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance"
Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders, Fall 2010
In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, clas
Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional and material foundations of the state of Israel; Israeli national identity, Israeli society, economy, and foreign and security policies.
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The gun is part of America's creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.
Amazing collection of Titanic information and Teaching Resources Ultimate Titanic has appeared just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It is specifically designed for te
Ultimate Titanic has appeared just in time for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It is specifically designed for te
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #3 - Where do you live? in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re looking forward to eating at your favorite Japanese restaurant, but it’s not just because of the delicious meal you’re sure to eat there. You’re also hoping you get the chance to use the Japanese skills you’ve been learning lately! In this lesson, you will learn the question Where do you live? [...]
Biopatología Infantojuvenil y Necesidades Educativas Especiales (2011)
La asignatura busca facilitar al alumno un fundamento sólido de conceptos y conocimientos sobre la discapacidad en la infancia y las Necesidades Educativas Especiales (NEEs) que puede conllevar. En mucas ocaciones, el Logopeda deberá trabajar con niños cuyas necesidades logopédicas son una consecuencia más de una condición de discapacidad más amplia o están asociadas a otros problemas. Esos problemas y esas condiciones de discapacidad conllevan características y NEEs que el profesional
Discrete Stochastic Processes, Spring 2011
Discrete stochastic processes are essentially probabilistic systems that evolve in time via random changes occurring at discrete fixed or random intervals. This course aims to help students acquire both the mathematical principles and the intuition necessary to create, analyze, and understand insightful models for a broad range of these processes. The range of areas for which discrete stochastic-process models are useful is constantly expanding, and includes many applications in engineering, ph
Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know #5 - Do you speak Spanish?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve successfully negotiated the check-in, found your seat on the plane, and now you’re waiting for takeoff on your flight to Spain. The flight was delayed and it’s hot out, but things are looking up—a friendly Spanish woman just sat down next to you. Could this be your first Spanish friend? In [...]
How To Hold Drumsticks In A Traditional Grip
DRUM! Magazine Music Editor Wally Schnalle explains and demonstrates how to hold drumsticks using a traditional grip. His explanation is detailed and thorough. This is more appropriate for high school students.
DNA, RNA , and protein
Have you ever wondered why you look like your mother while your brother looks like your grandfather? Consult life's gigantic book of information! This resource contains an illustrated interactive explanation of RNA, DNA, and proteins. This resource is appropriate for all users as it provides useful background information to enhance STEM teaching and learning for all. Copyright 2005 EDC
The Platonic Realms website is a project initiated by a small group of math and math education graduate students, led by B. Sidney Smith, at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The group's goal is "to provide high-quality mathematical content for secondary-school and college students that was free, motivational, and instructional." The introductory page features a historical note, a daily quotation, a daily mathematics challenge, humorous articles, and a "math moment" which uses multi-media t
Educause: Educating the Net Generation
Educause, a nonprofit organization "whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology," has made available this video file of a talk by their Vice President entitled "Educating the Net Generation" The online abstract describes the presentation as an exploration of "the implications of the Net Generation for colleges and universities as well as how to address the generation gap between faculty or administrators and the Net Gen." The presentati
Peabody College of Education: Department of Teaching & Learning
This website for the Peabody College of Education: Department of Teaching and Learningat Vanderbilt University describes current projects in mathematics education research. Findings and innovations developed from several projects are available from this website. Current and completed projects include: Investigating Multimedia Case Studies as a Tool for Pre-service Teacher Development, Multiplicative Reasoning as a Foundation for Stochastic Reasoning, The National Research and Development Center
Why Do We Build Dams?
Students are introduced to the concept of a dam and its potential benefits, which include water supply, electricity generation, flood control, recreation and irrigation. This lesson begins an ongoing classroom scenario in which student engineering teams working for the Splash Engineering firm design dams for a fictitious client, Thirsty County.
Students examine how different balls react when colliding with different surfaces, giving plenty of opportunity for them to see the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions, learn how to calculate momentum, and understand the principle of conservation of momentum.